Insnared
Insnare In*snare", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Insnared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Insnaring}.] [Written also ensnare.] [1913 Webster] 1. To catch in a snare; to entrap; to take by artificial means. ``Insnare a gudgeon.'' --Fenton. [1913 Webster]

2. To take by wiles, stratagem, or deceit; to involve in difficulties or perplexities; to seduce by artifice; to inveigle; to allure; to entangle. [1913 Webster]

The insnaring charms Of love's soft queen. --Glover. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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